Reconhecimento de atividades humanas baseado na análise de fluxo contínuo de dados simbólicos

  • Wesllen Sousa Lima UFAM
  • Eduardo J. P. Souto UFAM


Smartphones sensing capabilities have enabled the development of Human Activity Recognition (HAR) solutions for better understanding human behavior through computational techniques. However, these solutions have been difficult to perform in dynamic scenarios because they do not observe data evolution over time and the high consumption of computational resources, such as memory, processing and energy. This occurs because the HAR problem for smartphones has been solved through classification models generated by offline machine learning algorithms that, in this case, are limited by a data history with little information about human activities. The problem with this approach is that human activities change constantly over time and are strongly influenced by the physical environment and the user’s profile. To overcome these problems this doctoral thesis proposes a new approach to recognize human activities based on the symbolic data streaming analysis. Our approach enables the development of low-cost, scalable HAR systems capable of adapting to data change over time. In this con- text, this thesis proposes a framework called DISTAR (DIscrete STream learning for Activity Recognition), responsible for standardizing the analysis of data stream process and generation of adaptive models that observe the data evolution over time without storing a data history. The DISTAR framework uses the symbolic representation algorithms known for reducing the dimensionality and numerosity of the data. In addition, this thesis also proposes a new adaptive online algorithm, called NOHAR (NOvelty discrete data stream for Human Activity Recognition), which uses as basis the DISTAR framework. Experimental results using three databases show that NOHAR is 13 times faster compared to the state of the art and is able to reduce memory consumption by an average of 99.97.


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